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  • 100-car pileup on foggy I-95 in Virginia killed three, injured many

     
    I received this excellent commentary from Joe Schell of Allentown recently, regarding the massive April 1 pileup of more than 100 cars on I-95 in Virginia, killing three people and injuring many more. Couldn't have said it better myself, Joe, so I won't...
  • Wendy Greuel subpoenas cellphone companies for billing records

     
    City Controller Wendy Greuel said she has issued subpoenas to three cell phone companies that failed to provide billing records for cell phone use at Los Angeles City Hall....
  • Imagining life without cell phones…Not sure my kiddo can

     
    My daughter is keenly interested in phones, perhaps because at the age of 8 she doesn't yet own one but sees them in most everyone's hands. So it wasn't surprising when she asked me not too long ago, “What kind of phone did you have when you were...
  • Evans makes a bad call

     
    In the posts below you will another collection of dispatches from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist Dear Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans: Brace yourself. That’s all I can say, since you ignored...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Opening Day, Hugo Chavez and cell phones

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning. *The Sentinel/Sun-Sentinel has a piece on opening day of the Legislature, which included ethics and elections bills, plus talk on Medicaid expansion. * WFSU...
  • Why does Washington need to sequester? It's not hard to find fat in the federal budget

     
    The sequester is about a week old, with no signs of stopping. What also shouldn't stop are public calls for Washington to get real and start managing our tax money seriously. Today's Watchdog column explains how there's plenty of waste......
  • Our inevitably cardless future

     
    The talk on the blog this week about the Jewel-Osco Preferred Customer Card and other loyalty cards reminds me what a stuffed mess my wallet is. (Just looked...lordy I still carry a Blockbuster card!) How long do you think it......
  • 'Hands-free' distinction appears to be evidence free as well.

     
    Story: A new proposal to ban the use of cellphones while driving in Illinois passed the (state) House on Friday along with two other traffic safety measures. Sponsored by Rep. John D'Amico, D-Chicago, the bill would prohibit hand-held devices from......
  • More Annoying Stuff

     
    When my recent blog list of annoying behaviors was republished in Sunday's Best of the Blogs collection, it triggered several more responses, mostly sent via email. The unfortunate thing is that I'm the only who's receiving them, and I think......
  • Losing touch when we touch the keys

    Years ago, when email first became the rage, I went to my mother and encouraged her to use it. It would cut down on phone bills, I pointed out. "No," she said. But, Mom, it's not hard. "No." I sighed. Why not? "Because I want to hear your voice. I...
  • Time to dial up some healthy skepticism

    The U.S. government is trying "to create a database of every [phone] call ever made." That's how one informed person described the National Security Agency's effort to USA Today. That newspaper also confirmed that not only is the government collecting...